Pyrrosia rasamalae

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Pyrrosia rasamalae


Stellate hairs dimorphic, forming a dense mat, light brown, the straight rays boat-shaped to acicular, separate from the lower layer.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present; Jawa (Jawa present); Lesser Sunda Is. present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Philippines (Philippines present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Burma present, N Luzon present
Burma. Malesia: Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Borneo, Lesser Sunda Islands, Philippines (N Luzon).




1 This species has often been named P. floccigera, properly a synonym of P. albicans. 2. Large forms have been separated as Niphobolus lanuginosus, but there is a gradual transition between these and smaller forms.


Giesenh. 1901: Niphobolus: 189
Copel. 1917 – In: Sarawak Mus. J.: 409
Alderw. 1908: Malayan Ferns: 685
Copel. 1960: Fern Fl. Philipp.: 473
Holttum 1955 – In: Revis. Fl. Malaya: 147
Ching 1935 – In: Bull. Chin. Bot. Soc.: 71
Alderw. 1908: Malayan Ferns: 687
Backer & Posth. 1939: Varenfl. Java: 240
C. Chr. & Holttum 1934 – In: Gard. Bull. Str. Settlem.: 313
Hovenkamp 1986 – In: Leiden Bot. Ser.: 233
Holttum 1955 – In: Revis. Fl. Malaya: 147
Giesenh. 1901: Niphobolus: 187
Alderw. 1908: Malayan Ferns: 686
Backer & Posth. 1939: Varenfl. Java: 243